|The first excerpt represents the element of Air. It speaks of mental influences and the process of thought, and is drawn from Love Songs by Sara Teasdale:
The voice and the eyes and the soul of a man;
Never fear though it break your heart --
Out of the wound new joy will start;
Only love proudly and gladly and well,
Though love be heaven or love be hell.
Child, child, love while you may,
For life is short as a happy day;
Never fear the thing you feel --
Only by love is life made real;
Love, for the deadly sins are seven,
Only through love will you enter heaven.
|The second excerpt represents the element of Fire. It speaks of emotional influences and base passions, and is drawn from King James Bible:
JER 38:27 Then came all the princes unto Jeremiah, and asked him: and
he told them according to all these words that the king had commanded.
So they left off speaking with him; for the matter was not perceived.
JER 38:28 So Jeremiah abode in the court of the prison until the day
that Jerusalem was taken: and he was there when Jerusalem was taken.
JER 39:1 In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth
month, came Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon and all his army against
Jerusalem, and they besieged it.
JER 39:2 And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, the
ninth day of the month, the city was broken up.
JER 39:3 And all the princes of the king of Babylon came in, and sat in
King James Bible